Henry Petersen, Ph.D.

Contact Information:

Office: 418M, Wimberly Hall
Phone: 608.785.6668
Email: hpetersen@uwlax.edu

Teaching schedule and office hours


Ph.D.: Management Specialization in Strategy, Environmental Management and

Risk., Haskayne School of Business University of Calgary, 2004.

M.Sc.: Energy and Environmental Management, University of Calgary, 1999.

Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology and Zoology, University of Calgary, 1993.


Dr. Petersen Teaches Strategy and General Management and conducts research in the areas of strategy, corporate governance, social responsibility and social/environmental management. He has experience working with for-profit and not-for-profit entities and has worked in or served a number of industries including construction, energy, and waste treatment. He has also worked with development in developing economies, clean technology development, and micro-finance.

Research and Research Interests:

Below is a current list of projects:

With the onset of the new Sustainability Minor in the College of Business
Administration, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, Dr. Petersen is seeking
partnerships with organizations/organizational representatives would like to
have professional input on their issues.

• Reputational Risks in the Supply Chain.

• in-depth analysis of consumer decision-making/behavior with respect to
Sustainable Products and Services.

•Perceptions of Corporate Social Responsibility and what it takes to be seen as
socially responsible.

If you would like more information on these projects, please contact Dr. Petersen